A man born an heir, but raised a bastard. . .
A woman with the proof to put him on the throne. . .
A love endangered by the intrigue of Elizabeth’s court. . .
Richard Granville, an illegitimate son of Henry VIII, has always wanted to be king of England, but a bastard cannot inherit that position. So, he contents himself by serving his half-sister Queen Elizabeth. When her enemies approach with claims of his rights to the throne and with a plot to put him there, he is tempted. . . oh so tempted. Sharon Reynolds, a museum curator on holiday in present-day England, discovers proof of a legitimate male heir to Henry VIII and is shocked to be thrown back through time with that proof. Believing she was sent back to right the wrongs done to Henry VIII’s rightful heir, she searches for the man who should be king. Unfortunately, by the time she uncovers his identity she has fallen in love with him. Giving Richard the evidence may bring his death if he fails. Giving him the proof will mean losing his love if he becomes king for a commoner is no fit wife for him then. Danger, intrigue, and deception surround them as they struggle to find the path that fate means for them. . . and their love.
Can their love help them survive in Elizabethan England or will Richard forever remain the queen’s man?
“Excitement, adventure, royal intrigue, and a ‘what-if’ scenario that could change the world. Terri Brisbin weaves them together with the masterful touch that has become her trademark. Sheer Elizabethan delight!”
NYT and USA Today best-selling author Maggie Shayne
“Wonderful plotting…great characterization…intriguing history…and sizzling passion…THE QUEEN’S MAN is a romance reader’s dream.” NYT and USA Today Best-selling author Sandra Hill
Romantic Times Magazine — “4 stars! Terri Brisbin captures this colorful period with interesting historical details and personages and the intrigue between the Catholics and Protestants that caused the great schism. Readers who relish the era will enjoy Ms. Brisbin’s foray into the past.”
This full-length time travel romance novel (101,000 words) was previously published in print in 2002 by Berkley/Jove in their Time Passages line.